Strawberry Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing (vegan, oil-free)

The weather has turned tropical here, with temperatures creeping up to 90 and plenty of humidity. This kind of summer heat makes me want to forgo the heavy meals and fill my plate with fresh, juicy fruits and vegetables. Some may find this surprising, but I don't usually make too many salads. If I do, … Continue reading Strawberry Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing (vegan, oil-free)

Crispy Coconut-Lime Kale Chips with Thai Spices

If you're looking for a healthy snack to replace potato chips and crisps, then kale chips might just become your new best friend. They are light, crispy, and relatively inexpensive and easy to make. I've made a lot of kale chips with just a little oil and salt, and that's it. Now, that's all good … Continue reading Crispy Coconut-Lime Kale Chips with Thai Spices

Beautifying Summer Kale Salad with Avocado, Mango, and Currants (Oil-Free)

A recent trip to our local farmer's market prompted me to create a bright, summery, sweet and tart kale salad. There's something about big bunches of fresh greens at a market that spurs me to buy not one or two, but usually three different varieties. I try to use kale and other greens in a … Continue reading Beautifying Summer Kale Salad with Avocado, Mango, and Currants (Oil-Free)

Green Apple Pie Smoothie

Unbeknownst to you all, we are smack dab in the middle of an exciting beauty food series.  Surprise!  It was quite unintentional, but once I realized what was happening, I decided to run with it.  If you've read my last couple of posts you may have spotted a pattern.  They have all quietly featured one of my favorite … Continue reading Green Apple Pie Smoothie